Ha Noi - Ninh Binh - Ha Long

5 Days 4 Nights

Ha Noi, Ninh Binh & Ha Long Tour: A Mesmerizing Journey

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Destinations: Ha Noi, Ninh Binh, and Ha Long
Budget: from 169$
Note: daily cruise in Ha Long bay

Ha Noi, Ninh Binh, and Ha Long offer a rich tapestry of cultural, natural, and historical attractions that entice travelers from all over the world.

From the vibrant streets of Ha Noi to the stunning landscapes of Ninh Binh and the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay, this combination is the perfect blend of city, countryside, and seascape.

Visitors can indulge in street food, shop at vibrant markets, explore ancient temples, and take in breathtaking views of rice paddies and towering cliffs.

This journey is an unforgettable experience that will leave a lasting impression on all who visit!

  • Sight Seeing 90% 90%
  • Food 70% 70%
  • Transportation 50% 50%
  • Activities 70% 70%

“Ninh Binh, located in northern Vietnam, is a captivating destination renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. With towering limestone cliffs, lush rice paddies, and ancient temples, visitors can explore a unique landscape and experience a tranquil escape from city life. One must-see attraction is Trang An, a UNESCO site, where visitors can take a boat ride through scenic waterways surrounded by towering cliffs.

Trang An - UNESCO World Heritage

Trang An is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. It is known for its stunning scenery, with towering cliffs, lush vegetation, and serene waterways. Visitors can take a boat ride through the scenic site and admire the unique natural beauty. Trang An offers a peaceful escape from the city and is a must-visit destination for those interested in nature and cultural heritage

Best Food & Drink

1. Pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup)

Pho: A traditional noodle soup made with rice noodles, beef or chicken broth, and various herbs and spices.

2. Bun Cha

Bun Cha, a signature dish of Ha Noi, is a flavorful combination of grilled pork, noodles, and dipping sauce, served with fresh herbs and veggies.

3. Ca Phe Trung (Egg Coffee)

Egg Coffee: A unique Vietnamese coffee made with egg yolks and sweetened condensed milk.

pho vietnamese signature dish
hanoi tour vietnam tour

Day 1 – Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, you are welcomed by our guide & driver then it takes about 50 minutes by vehicle to get into Hanoi city.

In the afternoon, short Tran Quoc Pagoda- the oldest pagoda in Vietnam. Pass by to Hanoi Opera House to take photos. Next is a visit to one of the most beautiful lakes of Hanoi – the Hoan Kiem Lake (Restore Sword Lake) & free shopping at Dong Xuan market, Hang Gai, Hang Dao, Hang Ngang…etc with hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, lacquerware, embroidered linens, furniture, bamboo, cooking utensils…

Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi

hanoi, turtle tower

Day 2 – Ha Noi

In the morning, start your half-day city. Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex includes Ba Dinh square, the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, sightseeing of the Presidential Palace (view from outside), President’s Fishpond, House On Stilts, and the famous One Pillar Pagoda. Next is a visit to the Temple of Literature, where Confucius – the Founder of Confucianism is worshiped, this place also served as the first National University of Vietnam where many kings, mandarins, and talented people of Vietnam were trained!

Afternoon, spend a 3.5-hour drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break on the way.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at a hotel in Halong

ha long bay must-visit destination vietnam tour

Day 3 – Ha Long Bay

After breakfast at the hotel, check out the hotel and then transfer to Tuan Chau Habor. Embark on the day cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.

Visiting Thien Cung cave (Heaven Palace cave) to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites colored by hundreds of neon lights. After 1 hour stay in the “Heaven Palace”, we are back on the boat to cruise along the World Nature Heritage part to see the Incense Bowl islet, Cock fighting islets Sail islet, and Turtle island….

At 12:00 noon, we finish our boat trip and go back to our vehicle for transferring to Hanoi with stopovers at Ceramic and Hand Embroidery Workshop en route

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

trang an tour vietnam tour

Day 4 – Ninh Binh

After breakfast, our guide comes to pick you up from your hotel. Your first stop is Hoa Lu, which used to be the capital of Vietnam in the 11th century, visit the temple of the Dinh & Le dynasty.

Option 1:

Afternoon, depart to visit Trang An tourist attraction, take a boat trip to visit the cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see the scenery of mountains and rivers, a Halong Bay on the land of Ninh Binh.

Option 2:

Afternoon, take a boat trip to visit Tam Coc. Tam Coc is three limestone caves stretching along the Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy, and some temples along the way.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at a hotel in Ha Noi

hanoi, turtle tower

Day 5 – Departure

Our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel and then transfer you back to the airport for the departure flight back to the next destination

Meals: Breakfast


Vietnamese Puppet Show

The Highlight of the Trip!

Vietnamese water puppet theater is a traditional form of Vietnamese theater that has been performed for over 1,000 years. 

Book This Activity

Travel Guide

Are you planning to travel to Vietnam, Hanoi, Ninh Binh, and Ha Long are your desired destinations but you don’t know how to plan. No worries, this section is created to ease your stress.